Laois Sport

Battling Portarlington lose out to Naas

Lalor Cup Final Naas RFC 14 Portarlington RFC 5 By Denis J. Croke IT has been a very tough few years for Portarlington RFC but this season they seem to be turning things around. Perhaps relegation to Division 3 of...

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Under-20s lose out to Kildare in first game

John Kerins Cup U/20 Football Development League Kildare 2-17 Laois 1-7 By Ger McNally KILDARE ran out comfortable winners against...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:05pm Read More

Experience sees the Lake men exact revenge

Walsh Cup Rd 3 Westmeath 2-17 Laois 1-12 By Pat Delaney BORRIS-in-Ossory was the venue on Sunday for the meeting...

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Laois have no answer to Meath’s first half goal-blitz

O’Byrne Cup Rd 3 Meath 4-16 Laois 1-15 By Conor McKenna LAOIS footballers were eliminated from the 2020 O’Byrne Cup...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:03pm Read More

Portlaoise cast aside underdog status to claim Hosie Cup honours

Hosie Cup Final Portlaoise RFC 17 Clondalkin RFC 5 By Denis J. Croke PORTLAOISE RFC first team have had a...

Friday, 10/01/20 - 3:02pm Read More

Seven pages of photos and profiles from Laois GAA Awards

Tuesday, 03/12/19 - 12:57pm Read More

This week’s back page

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Portlaoise ladies share the points with Three Rock

Hockey Portlaoise 1 Three Rock Rovers 1 PORTLAOISE Ladies Hockey Club and Three Rock Rovers 3rd proved to be very...

Friday, 22/11/19 - 5:52am Read More

Leah leads the way as Portlaoise crowned champions

Laois Ladies Minor ‘A’ Football Championship Final Portlaoise 3-11 Graiguecullen 1-11 PORTLAOISE minor ladies, and Leah Loughman in particular, turned...

Friday, 22/11/19 - 5:51am Read More

Laois U/16s secure final place with win over Limerick

Fr Manning Cup Semi-Final Laois 1-14 Limerick 1-10 By Gavin Cooper THE Laois U/16 footballers are through to the final...

Thursday, 21/11/19 - 5:51am Read More

National Sport

‘How is that a foul?’ – Roy Keane disputes VAR decision on disallowed Liverpool goal

Roy Keane has said that Liverpool’s first disallowed goal was incorrectly ruled out by VAR, claiming “the game has gone mad”. Liverpool thought they had doubled their lead through Firmino after 25 minutes but, after a VAR check relating to...

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Jim Gavin ‘deeply privileged’ to receive Freedom of Dublin City

By Michelle McGlynn Master Bowyer Jack Pinson with Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul Mc Auliffe presenting the Honorary Freedom of...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 11:10pm Read More

Ulster’s victory ensures quarter-final place

By Press Association Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire [score] [team1]Ulster[/team1][score1]22[/score1] [team2]Bath[/team2][score2]15[/score2] [/score] Ulster secured the home win they needed against Bath...

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Knockaert shoots down Middlesbrough as Fulham climb to third in Championship table

By Press Association [score] [team1]Fulham[/team1][score1]1[/score1] [team2]Middlesbrough[/team2][score2]0[/score2] [/score] Anthony Knockaert struck in the sixth minute to secure Fulham’s 1-0 home victory...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 11:10pm Read More

Ireland U21 international Connor Ronan joins Blackpool on loan

By Press Association Blackpool have signed Wolves midfielder Connor Ronan on loan for the rest of the season. The Republic...

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Injured Greg Cunningham ends Blackburn loan deal to return to Cardiff

By Press Association Greg Cunningham has returned to parent club Cardiff after his loan spell at Blackburn was cut short...

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Kelly: Borris aim to express themselves

By Michael Moynihan Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile Borris-Ileigh manager Johnny Kelly ponders the question. A turning point in the season that...

Friday, 17/01/20 - 6:10am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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